Physicists have mapped out how to create quantum music, an experience that will be profoundly different for every member of the audience, they say.
Antisocial behavior online can make people's lives miserable. So an algorithm that can spot trolls more quickly should be a boon, say the computer scientists who developed it.
Human e-mailing behavior is so predictable that computer scientists have created an algorithm that can calculate when an e-mail thread is about to end.
Young social networks grow in an entirely different way to mature networks, say computer scientists who have analyzed the way Facebook grew in the heady days after it launched in 2004.
Researchers are teasing apart the complex set of links between the virality of a Web story and the emotions it generates.
Studying the pre-Islamic State tweets of people who end up backing the organization paints a revealing picture of how support emerges, say computer scientists.
Microsoft's legendary browser is getting replaced. It's about time.
Cultural and technological trends are driving record investments in security startups.
Displaying the data from complex astrophysical simulations is always hard. So astronomers came up with a solution: they 3-D printed the data so they could hold it in their hands.
A new list of the most culturally influential individuals since 4,000 B.C. could help revolutionize the study of human culture.